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A Veterinarian’s Holiday Wish

A Veterinarian’s Holiday Wish

It’s the holidays, and that means lots of things: peace on Earth, goodwill to men!... more »

The midwife at the end of life

The midwife at the end of life

Like many of you, I’ve been mesmerized by the bravery of Brittany Maynard, a 29... more »

Knuckle cracking real-time talk here.

Knuckle cracking real-time talk here.

This is not about Sophia Yin. I feel the need to say that before launching... more »

Cures what ails ya

Cures what ails ya

In the olden days, people used to turn to carnival medicine men or the back... more »

Do we need pet care advocates?

Do we need pet care advocates?

In the depth of my despair when Apollo was dying, the medical resident at the... more »

“No Obamacare for dogs”: 5 things you should know about the vet ER

“No Obamacare for dogs”: 5 things you should know about the vet ER

Another week, another veterinary ER under fire. This time, it’s the Southwest Michigan Animal Emergency... more »

Lean On, Over, and Around

Lean On, Over, and Around

March is Women’s History Month, if you didn’t know. I work in a strange profession,... more »

A place of passing

A place of passing

“I’m never going back,” I have heard more than one pet owner say. They are... more »

What to Say to Someone in Mourning

What to Say to Someone in Mourning

This morning, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Joanne McGonagle over at The... more »

Some Veterinarians Sell Unnecessary Online Memberships By Throwing Colleagues Under the Bus

Some Veterinarians Sell Unnecessary Online Memberships By Throwing Colleagues Under the Bus

Some Veterinarians Sell Unnecessary Shots, Tests to Make Extra Money, Says Former Vet   Did... more »

Poke, pay, push off

Poke, pay, push off

I used to work in a clinic that offered twice a week vaccine clinics. During... more »

my sweaty self, my gym bag, my cat

my sweaty self, my gym bag, my cat

One of the things they always tell you in vet school is “don’t go on... more »

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